IF AMERICANS KNEW: An event brought to you by the UT Palestine Solidarity Committee and the Austin Interfaith Community for Palestinian Rights
Thursday, November 15, 2007
7 – 9 pm
ETC 2.108, University of Texas Campus
A presentation on the US media coverage of Israel and Palestine by journalist and human rights activist Alison Weir and a photo exhibit by award-winning documentary photographer Alan Pogue.
As a freelance journalist, Alison Weir went on an independent investigation to the flashpoints in the West Bank and Gaza rarely visited by American journalists. She is the founder of the media analysis group If Americans Knew which releases regular reports on US media coverage of human rights violations in the Occupied Territories. Alan Pogue will present a photo exhibit and his new book, Witness for Justice.